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Size: 7.0 MB | License: Shareware | Price: US$24.95
Category: Educational Games
Teaching Templates Teaching Templates - a set of award-winning authoring tools to help you create interactive, educational exercises, tests and quizzes. The exercises can be put on a Web page, or run as standalone programs at home or in the classroom. The Teaching Templates suite has been used successfully in English language teaching courses at all levels of ability. It also offers an easy and timesaving way to prepare teaching materials in many other subjects.
Size: 250.0 KB | License: Shareware | Price: US$20 | Category: Science
YP Simple Pendulum YP Simple Pendulum simulates a simple pendulum, allowing to study its motion, the forces exerted on it, and its various forms of energy. It is easy to change the suspended mass, the length of the string and the maximum angle between the string and the vertical. During the animation, up to 6 vectors (tangential velocity, tangential acceleration, centripetal acceleration, total acceleration, weight and tension) and up to 9 graphs (angular...

OS: Mac
Software Terms: Angle, Dynamics, Energy, Forces, Graphs, Gravitational Potential Energy, Kinematics, Kinetic Energy, Motion, Pendulum
Size: 5.9 MB | License: Demo | Price: US$25 | Category: Science
Orbit Xplorer Educational orbit and gravitation simulator for high school, college and beginning university physics and astronomy. Easily create, run, print and save a simulation. Includes 30 premade simulations with activities page in html-format. Educational orbit and gravitation simulator for high school, college and beginning university physics and astronomy. Input mass, radius, coordinates and velocity components of 2 to 10 bodies manually or by dragging and dropping predefined bodies....

OS: Windows
Software Terms: Astronomy, College Physics, Education, Gravitation, Gravity, High-school Physics, Orbit Simulation, Orbit Simulator, Physics
Size: 250.0 KB | License: Shareware | Price: US$20 | Category: Science
YP Vectors YP Vectors is a teaching tool for the physics classroom. It displays a vector in two dimensions, and its two components. The user can change the magnitude and the direction of the vector using the mouse. A window shows the numerical value of the magnitude, the direction, the x component and the y component of the vector. The user can change the scale used to draw the vector.

OS: Mac
Software Terms: Components, Direction, Magnitude, Mathematics, Physics Teaching, Sciences, Vectors
Size: 200.0 KB | License: Shareware | Price: US$20 | Category: Science
YP Electric Field YP Electric Field simulates up to 26 point charges (located in the same plane) and draws the lines of force, the equipotential lines and the electric field vectors in the area surrounding the electric charges. The user can move the charges and change their numerical value. A probe displays the electric potential and the magnitude and direction of the magnetic field at any position.

OS: Mac
Software Terms: Charge, Electric Field, Electric Potential, Electricity, Equipotential, Faraday, Lines Of Force, Physics Teaching, Sciences, Vector
Size: 200.0 KB | License: Shareware | Price: US$20 | Category: Science
YP Waves YP Waves simulates up to 3 traveling sine waves simultaneously. It is easy to change the amplitude, wavelength, velocity and phase constant of each wave. This program is perfect to teach waves characteristics (amplitude, wavelength, etc.), the superposition principle, standing waves, interference of waves, beats, etc.

OS: Mac
Software Terms: Amplitude, Beats, Frequency, Interference, Phase Constant, Physics, Science, Sine, Sine Wave, Standing Waves
Size: 265.0 KB | License: Shareware | Price: US$15 | Category: Science
YP Gear YP Gear has been designed for the study of gear trains. This Macintosh software simulates the motion of a gear train composed of 2, 3 or 4 gears. The user controls the size of each gear.

OS: Mac
Software Terms: Animation, Gears, Kinematics, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanism, Physics, Rotation, Sciences, Simulation, Teaching
Size: 250.0 KB | License: Shareware | Price: US$15 | Category: Science
YP Collisions YP Collisions simulates a two-dimensional collision between two particles. The user chooses the mass, the initial velocity (magnitude and direction), and the coefficient of restitution. An animation shows the motions of the particles before and after the collision, and the following information is displayed: final velocity of each particle, impulse of each particle, momentum (initial and final), percentage of conserved momentum, kinetic...

OS: Mac
Software Terms: Collisions, Dynamics, Force, Impulse, Momentum, Motion, Physics, Sciences, Teaching
Size: 264.0 KB | License: Shareware | Price: US$15 | Category: Science
YP Refraction YP Refraction is a tool to learn all about the refraction of light (Snell's law) in geometrical optics. The program provides a laser source that can be moved around a prism. Six different prisms are available: a simple frontier between two media of different index of refraction, a semicircular prism, square prism, a rectangular prism, two triangular prisms (60-60-60 and 90-45-45). The user can change the indices of refraction. The normal...

OS: Mac
Software Terms: Geometrical, Laser, Light, Optics, Physics, Prisms, Ray, Sciences, Teaching
Size: 215.0 KB | License: Shareware | Price: US$15 | Category: Science
YP Circular YP Circular simulates an object in uniform circular motion and/or an object in simple harmonic motion. Both motions (circular and harmonic) may be animated simultaneously to show that the uniform circular motion is a combination of two simple harmonic motions. Physics teachers use YP Circular to show that the velocity is tangent to the circle and that the centripetal acceleration is directed toward the center of the circle, in a uniform...

OS: Mac
Software Terms: Acceleration, Centripetal, Circular, Graphs, Kinematics, Motion, Physics, Sciences, Simple Harmonic Motion, Simulation
Size: 215.0 KB | License: Shareware | Price: US$15 | Category: Science
YP Slider Crank YP Slider Crank simulates the motion of a piston activated by a slider crank mechanism. The crank is in uniform rotational motion (constant angular velocity), causing the piston to move with a variable acceleration. Relative lengths of the crank arm and the connecting rod may be changed easily. During the simulation, it is possible to display the following vectors: acceleration, velocity and position, and the following graphs: acceleration,...

OS: Mac
Software Terms: Animation, Graphs, Kinematics, Mechanism Mechanical Engineering, Physics Teaching, Rotation, Sciences, Simulation, Vectors
Size: 241.0 KB | License: Shareware | Price: US$20 | Category: Science
YP Projectiles YP Projectiles is a projectile motion simulator used in physics classes. To simulate a trajectory, the user chooses the initial velocity (magnitude and direction), the vertical displacement component and the gravitational acceleration. The software simulates the parabolic trajectory and writes its main characteristics: range, maximum height reached, etc. During the simulation, it is possible to display three vectors: acceleration, velocity and...

OS: Mac
Software Terms: Accelerated Motion, Animation, Graphs, Kinematics, Parabolic Motion, Physics Teaching, Projectile, Sciences, Simulation, Two Dimensional Motion
Size: 634.0 KB | License: Shareware | Price: US$15 | Category: Science
YP Planetary Gear YP Planetary Gear is designed to assist teachers and students when they study the working of a planetary gear train. (this software is not related in any way with astronomy). A planetary gear train is a mechanism consisting of an assembly of meshed gears: the sun gear, the planet carrier, and the ring gear. The automatic transmission in an automobile uses the planetary gear train to transmit power from the engine to the wheels at various...

OS: Mac
Software Terms: Animation, Automobiles, Cars, Kinematics, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanism, Physics Teaching, Rotation, Sciences, Simulation
Size: 228.0 KB | License: Shareware | Price: US$20 | Category: Science
YP Image YP Image is designed to assist teachers and students when they study image formation by mirrors and thin lenses in geometrical optics. The program computes the location and magnification of the image formed by a spherical mirror or a thin lens, and constructs a ray diagram on the screen. The obtained diagram may be printed, copied to the clipboard, or saved as a PICT file.

OS: Mac
Software Terms: Geometrical Optics, Lenses, Light, Mirrors, Physics, Ray Optics, Rays, Sciences, Teaching
Size: 208.0 KB | License: Shareware | Price: US$15 | Category: Science
YP Reflection YP Reflection is designed to assist teachers and students when they study the laws of reflection in geometrical optics. The program provides the user with a laser source that can be moved and rotated, and with a large quantity of mirrors that can be moved and rotated. The normal to the mirror, the angle of incidence, the angle of reflection and the direction of propagation are displayed. The obtained diagram may be printed, copied to the...

OS: Mac
Software Terms: Geometrical Optics, Laser, Light, Mirrors, Normal, Physics Teaching, Ray Optics, Reflection, Sciences